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(pol′ĭp )

[Gr. polypous, many-footed, octopus, nasal tumor]
A swelling or excrescence (tumor) emanating from a mucous membrane; commonly found in vascular organs such as the nose, uterus, colon, and rectum. Polyps bleed easily; if there is a possibility that they will become malignant, they should be removed surgically.
SYN: SEE: polypus

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Polyp." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764515/all/antrochoanal_polyp.
Polyp. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764515/all/antrochoanal_polyp. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Polyp. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764515/all/antrochoanal_polyp
Polyp [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764515/all/antrochoanal_polyp.
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